J. August Richards appears here on the Agents of SHIELD premiere. He'll make his return later on Season 1.
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Agent Coulson is back! This is a photo from the premiere of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 Episode 1 Quotes

Hill: Then New York was invaded by aliens, and they were beaten back by among others, a giant green monster, a costumed hero from the 40s, and a god.
Ward: I don't think Thor is technically a god
Hill: You haven't been near his arms.

Hill: What does S.H.I.E.L.D. stand for Agent Ward?
Ward: Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.
Hill: And what does that mean to you?
Ward: That someone really wanted our initials to spell SHIELD.